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Pope Names Advisory Board- Big reform in Catholic church expected

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, in his first major decision, on Saturday set up an advisory board of cardinals from around the world to help him govern the Catholic Church and reform its troubled central administration.   The eight cardinals will help him put into place changes in an administration which has been held responsible for some of the mishaps ...

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Hawking Gives Humans 1,000 Years to Escape Earth

Famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking warns that humans will need to go beyond the planet Earth if they are to survive as a species. “We must continue to go into space for humanity,” Hawking told a gathering this week in Los Angeles, California. “We won’t survive another 1,000 years without escaping our fragile planet.” Hawking, 71, has long been a proponent ...

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Scott Triumph Ends Australia’s Masters Jinx

Australia on Monday celebrated Adam Scott’s breakthrough triumph at the U.S. Masters golf championship, claiming it as an historic moment for the nation. The 32-year-old Scott beat Angel Cabrera of Argentina at the second playoff hole to become the first Australian to win the Masters at Georgia’s Augusta National course. With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed ...

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Washington Week: Radar on Immigration, Gun Control…..

WASHINGTON — Two of America’s thorniest issues – immigration reform and gun control – will be the focus of deliberations in the U.S. Senate this week.  Rare bipartisanship has emerged on both issues, boosting prospects for legislative action. Months of negotiations between a group of Democratic and Republican senators have yielded a bipartisan immigration reform bill, expected to be unveiled ...

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Fighting Flares in CAR Capital

DAKAR / BANGUI — Central African heads of state meet Monday in N’dajamena, Chad, to review the situation in the Central African Republic, in chaos since the March 24 rebel coup that toppled the government of President Francois Bozize. Fighting flared Sunday between rebels and loyalists of the ousted regime, killing at least 14 people, according to the Red Cross. ...

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Professional nurses are called to serve humanity – Deputy Registrar

The professional nurse called to serve humanity must possess qualities such as love, commitment and dedication, Mr. Felix Nyante, Deputy Registrar of Nurses and Midwifery Council, has said. He said Florence Nightingale’s model of nursing earned her the name “the lady of the lamp” due to her love, preparedness, devotion, empathy, sympathy, commitment and dedication to attend to the needs ...

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Kofi Portuphy NADMO boss punches Akomea

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) boss, Mr. Kofi Portuphy has descended heavily on former Member of Parliament (MP) for Okai-Koi South, Nana Akomea, describing him as a man with no moral right to accuse authorities at the organization of misappropriation and inappropriate use of relief funds. Sounding very incensed, he denied any lavish spending, saying NADMO, is rather buried ...

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Health Topic for the week: Super foods for your shopping cart…

Are you guilty of being in a food rut? Tired of the usual suspects on your grocery list? Instead of the same boring meals and snacks, check out some of these healthful — and tasty — options the next time you shop. 10 super foods for your shopping cart   Tomatoes   The lowdown: These fruits have an antioxidant called ...

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